Keith Fuglie is Chief of the Resource, Environmental, and Science Policy Branch in the Resource and Rural Economics Division. His work has focused on U.S. and international agricultural productivity growth, the economics of technical change in agriculture, and agricultural science policy.
Keith rejoined ERS in 2007 after having worked with ERS from 1993 to 1997. During 1997-1998 he served as senior economist for agriculture on the White House Council of Economic Advisers. From 1998-2006 he was with the International Potato Center(CIP) based in Indonesia, where he headed CIP's social science research program. Keith was also a Rockefeller Foundation Research Fellow in Tunisia during 1990-1991.
Ph.D. and M.S. in Applied Economics, University of Minnesota; B.A. in Mathematics, Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota.
Keith is a member of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association and the International Association of Agricultural Economics.
Fuglie, K., and D. Schimmelpfennig. 2010. "Introduction to the Special Issue on Agricultural Productivity Growth: A Closer Look at Large, Developing Countries." Journal of Productivity Analysis
33 (2010): 169-172.
Fuglie, K. "Sources of Growth in Indonesian Agriculture." Journal of Productivity Analysis 33 (2010): 225-240.
Evenson, R.E., and K. Fuglie. "Technology Capital: The Price of Admission to the Growth Club." Journal of Productivity Analysis 33 (2010): 173-190.
Fuglie, K. 2008. "Is a Slowdown in Agricultural Productivity Growth Contributing to the Rise in Commodity Prices?" Agricultural Economics, 39 supplement: 431-441.
Fuglie, K. 2007. "Priorities for Potato Research in Developing Countries: Results of a Survey." American Journal of Potato Research, 84, no.5:353-366.
Fuglie, K. 2007. "Priorities for Sweetpotato Research in Developing Countries: Results of a Survey." Horticultural Science, 42, no. 5 (August):1200-1206.
Fuglie, K., W. Adiyoga, R. Asmunati, S. Mahalaya and R. Suherman. 2006. "Farm Demand for Quality Potato Seed in Indonesia." Agricultural Economics, 35, no. 3 (December):257-266.
Fuglie, K., Dao Huy Chien, Li Thi Yen and Rini Asmunati. 2005. "Market Integration and Price Stability of Vegetables in Vietnam." Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 44, no. 4: 371-379.
Fuglie, K. 2004. "Productivity Growth in Indonesian Agriculture, 1961-2000." Bulletin of Indonesia Economic Studies, 40, no. 2 (August): 209-225.
Fuglie, K. 2004. "Challenging Bennets Law: The New Economics of Starchy Staples in Asia." Food Policy, 29, no. 2 (April): 187-202.
Reilly, J., F. Tubiello, B. McCarl, D. Abler, R. Darwin, K. Fuglie, S. Hollinger, C. Izaurralde, S. Jagtap, J. Jones, L. Mearns, D. Ojima, E. Paul, K. Paustian, S. Riha, N. Rosenberg, and C. Rosenzweig. 2003. "US Agriculture and Climate Change: New Results." Climate Change, 57: 43-69.
Fuglie, K., and T. Walker. 2001. "Economic Incentives and Resource Allocation in U.S. Public and Private Plant Breeding." Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 33, no. 3 (December) 459-473.
Fuglie, K., and C. Kascak. 2001. "Adoption and Diffusion of Natural-Resource-Conserving Agricultural Technology." Review of Agricultural Economics, 33, no.2 (Fall/Winter): 385-402.
Narrod, C. and K. Fuglie. 2000. "Private Investment in Livestock Breeding with Implications for Public Research Policy." Agribusiness: An International Journal, 16, no. 4: 457-470.
Day-Rubenstein, K. and K. Fuglie. 1999. "Resource Allocation in Joint Public-Private Agricultural Research." Journal of Agribusiness, 17, no. 2 (Fall): 123-134.
Fuglie, K. 1999. "Conservation Tillage and Pesticide Use in the Cornbelt." Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 31, no.1 (April): 133-147.
Reilly, J., and K. Fuglie. 1998. "Future Yield Growth in Field Crops: What Evidence Exists?" Soil and Tillage Research, 47: 275-290.
Fuglie, K., and D. Bosch. 1995. "Economic and Environmental Implications of Soil Nitrogen Testing: A Switching-Regression Analysis." American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 77, no. 4 (November): 891-900.
Fuglie, K. 1995. "Measuring Welfare Benefits from Improved Storage Technology with an Application to Potatoes in Tunisia." American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 77, no. 1 (February): 162-173.
Bosch, D., Z. Cook, and K. Fuglie. 1995. "Voluntary Versus Mandatory Agricultural Policies to Protect Water Quality: Adoption of Nitrogen Testing in Nebraska." Review of Agricultural Economics, 17, no.1 (January): 13-24.
Fuglie, K. 1994. "The Demand for Potatoes in Tunisia: Are They a Cereal Substitute?" European Review of Agricultural Economics, 21, no. 2 (June): 277-286.
Fuglie, K. 1991. "Vent for Surplus as a Source of Agricultural Growth in Northeast Thailand, 1958 1980." Journal of Developing Areas, 25, no. 3 (April): 331 346.
Fuglie, K., and V.W. Ruttan. 1989. "Value of External Reviews of Research at the International Agricultural Research Centers." Agricultural Economics, 3: 365 380.
Fuglie, K., and D. Schimmelpfennig, editors. 2000. Public-Private Collaboration in Agricultural Research: New Institutions and Economic Implications. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 354 pages.
Selected Book Chapters
Fuglie, K. 2010. “Total Factor Productivity in the Global Agricultural Economy: Evidence from FAO data,” in The Shifting Patterns of Agricultural Production and Productivity Worldwide (J.M. Alston, B. Babcock, and P.G. Pardey, eds.). Ames, Iowa: Midwest Agribusiness Trade and Research Information Center, pp 63-95.
Fuglie, K. 2010. "Indonesia: From Food Security to Market-led Agricultural Growth,” in The Shifting Patterns of Agricultural Production and Productivity Worldwide (J.M. Alston, B. Babcock, and P.G. Pardey, eds.). Ames, Iowa: Midwest Agribusiness Trade and Research Information Center, pp 343-381.
Fuglie, K., and G. Thiele. 2009. “Research Priority Passessment at the International Potato Center,” in Prioritizing Agricultural Research for Development (G. Norton and D. Raitzer, eds). Oxfordshire, UK: CABI, pp 25-43.
Pray, C., K. Fuglie, and D.K.N. Johnson. 2007. "Private sector research," in Handbook of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 3, Agricultural Development: Farmers, Farm Production and Farm Markets (R.E. Evenson, P. Pingali, and T. Paul Schultz,eds.). Amsterdam: Elsevier B.V., pp. 2607-2645.
Fuglie, K., and R. Piggott. 2006. "Agricultural R&D policy in Indonesia," in Agricultural R&D in the Developing World: Too Little, Too Late? (P.G. Pardey, J.M. Alston and R.R. Piggott, eds.). Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute, pp.65-104.
Pray, C., and K. Fuglie. 2001. "Policies for private agricultural research in Asian developing countries," in Tomorrow's Agriculture: Incentives, Institutions, Infrastructure and Innovations (G.H. Petes and Prabhu Pingali, eds.). Hants, England: Ashgate, pp. 433-441.
Fuglie, K., C. Narrod, and C. Neumeyer. 2000. "Public and private investments in animal research," in Public-Private Collaboration in Agricultural Research (K.O. Fuglie and D. Schimmelpfennig, eds.). Ames: Iowa State University Press, pp. 117-151.
Selected USDA Reports
Fuglie, K. 2010. “Accelerated Productivity Growth Offsets Decline in Resource Expansion in Global Agriculture.“ Amber Waves 8 (Sept):46-51.
Pray, C., and K. Fuglie. 2001. Private Investment in Agricultural Research and International Technology Transfer in Asia. Agricultural Economics Report 805, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC, Nov.
Fuglie, K., N. Ballenger, K. Day, C. Klotz, M. Ollinger, J. Reilly, U. Vasavada, and J. Yee. 1996. Agricultural Research and Development: Public and Private Investments Under Alternative Markets and Institutions. Agricultural Economics Report 735, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC, May.
Klotz, C., K. Fuglie, and C. Pray. 1995. Private Sector Agricultural Research Expenditures in the United States, 1960-1992. Staff Paper AGES-9525, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC, October.
Caswell, M., K. Fuglie, and C. Klotz. 1994. Agricultural Biotechnology: An Economic Perspective. Agricultural Economics Report 687, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC, May.